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Reference EN 80601-2-59:2009
Title Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-59: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of screening thermographs for human febrile temperature screening
Project Number 21362
Abstract/Scope IEC 80601-2-59:2008 applies to the basic safety and essential performance of screening thermographs intended to be used for the individual non-invasive febrile temperature screening of humans under indoor environmental conditions. IEC 80601-2-59:2008 sets laboratory characterization test limits for the screening thermograph. The contents of the corrigendum of April 2009 have been included in this copy.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2009-12-23
Current Stage code deadline 2010-09-01
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Directive(s) MDD (93/42/EEC)
Mandate(s) M/295
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 62D
Reference Document IEC 80601-2-59:2008 (EQV) + corrigendum Apr. 2009 (EQV)
ICS 11.040.55 - Diagnostic equipment
Keywords Medical;Screening; Thermograph; Febrile; Temperature
Note IEC 80601-2-59 prepared by a JWG IEC/ISO with IEC lead
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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2009-12-23 2010-09-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2009-11-17 2010-01-17  
5062 2009-07-01 2009-11-17  
5061 2009-05-01 2009-07-01  
5061 2009-03-27 2009-05-01  
5060 2008-09-09 2008-09-23 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-07-04 2008-09-05  
3090 2007-12-21 2008-04-30  
5060 2007-12-04 2007-12-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-06-29 2007-11-30  
1090 2007-06-26 2007-06-29  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2009-11-17
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2009-12-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2010-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2010-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2012-12-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ASTM E1213-97:2002
ISO/TR 13154:2009

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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